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Tennessee Crossroads

May 02, 2019

Season 32 | Episode 44

On Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads, visit Beacon Light Tea Room, a Southern cooking destination in Bon Aqua since 1936. Tour Falcon Rest, a majestic Victorian mansion known as "Tennessee's Biltmore." Meet some bikers with a special mission at Camp Rainbow in Land Between the Lakes. Finally, travel to Pegram to visit the home of Mud Puddle Pottery.

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The Beacon Light Tea Room on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

The Beacon Light Tea Room

Bon Aqua, TN

To many of us, the words "tea room" conjure up visions of finger sandwiches, scones and dainty little tea cups. Well, you can get tea at the Beacon Light Tea Room, as long as it's iced tea. It's the sumptuous Southern cooking that attracts loyal diners -- like fried chicken, country ham, red-eye gravy and biscuits. Let's pay a visit to this now historic restaurant in Bon Aqua, TN to discover their secret. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.

Falcon Rest on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Falcon Rest

McMinnville, TN

You've probably heard of the Biltmore mansion in North Carolina, famous for its modern conveniences. Well, modern at the time. McMinnville, TN is home to a mansion that's been referred to as the "Biltmore of Tennessee," for the same reason. Tennessee Crossroads recently toured historic Falcon Rest mansion and gardens. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more.

Mud Puddle Pottery on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Mud Puddle Pottery

Pegram, TN

Follow Tennessee Crossroads to Pegram, TN where wee found two ladies who love to share their love of the art of pottery making. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Mud Puddle Pottery.

Camp Rainbow on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Camp Rainbow

Dover, TN

Meet some bikers with a special mission at Land Between the Lakes. A summer camp for kids with chronic illness, funded by "Bikers Who Care".